AMAZING NEWS: They brought him back at last…

In a fight to return Super Eagles defense to the Premier League, Nottingham Forest and Leeds

Only last week did the Reds finalize the club record acquisition of Nigerian forward Taiwo Awoniyi, but they are already planning to pursue their international colleague.

Ola Aina, a defender for Torino, is expected to return to the English Premier League if Italian reports are to be believed.

Nottingham Forest and Leeds United will compete for the versatile full-back, according to a report from the Italian daily La Gazzetta dello Sport (via Tuttomercatoweb).

In an effort to get ready for their first Premier League comeback in more than 20 years, Nottingham Forest added striker Taiwo Awoniyi of Nigeria last week, bolstering their roster.

Awoniyi paid a club record €20.5 million to join from Bundesliga team Union Berlin.

The Reds, meanwhile, are still looking to bolster a team that was only promoted from the Championship via the playoffs, so they are not done shopping for new players.

Nonetheless, Awoniyi’s international teammate Aina is among their next objectives.

Aina, a graduate of the Chelsea football academy, moved to Torino permanently the following year after leaving on loan in 2018 in a transaction that cost the London team about ten million euros.

In 2020, Aina went back to England on loan to Fulham, but after the Cottagers were relegated, he was unable to get a permanent position.

The 25-year-old defender, nevertheless, made a lot of appearances for Torino during the first part of the previous campaign. nevertheless, after returning with the Super Eagles from the 2021 Africa Cup of Nations in Cameroon, he lost the coach Ivan Juric’s favor.

He might return to England with Nottingham Forest, but Leeds United might put up a fierce fight to sign the full-back.

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